Become prepared for a professional career or advancement in higher education settings such as admissions, advisement, career services, civic engagement, enrollment management, financial aid, first-year programming, registrar, residential life, student services, student affairs, student development, and student activities.
"The HESAA program benefits from the size of the institution and the receptiveness of faculty and staff. Learning in the classroom is easily translated into practice and experimentation in the highly welcoming 'laboratory' that is Nazareth College."
Alex Ives, '15G, went on to George Washington University in D.C. for his Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration. There he worked as the assistant to the associate dean for Research and External Relations of the GW Graduate School of Education and Human Development and then as an administrative associate supporting a cutting-edge group of researchers.
Education: B.S., The Pennsylvania State University University Park and Knox College, (Biochemistry); M.A., University of Pittsburgh (Special Education); Ph.D. University of Chicago (learning psychology and research methods).
Teaching Interests: Testing and assessment, multicultural psychology, culture and cognition, psychology of gender.
Research Interests: Cultural differences and impact of shared beliefs on learning, both in terms of what is learned and how it is learned, the nature of skilled performance in academic subjects. Factors affecting student learning in college.
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